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[audio]Consumer Behavior -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Analyzing consumer behavior is a complicated field in current economic research. The complexity of the behavior requires knowledge of cross-cutting disciplines. This show featured current work on consumer behavior.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 299
[audio]Surviving Chemistry -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Surviving a career in science is a daunting prospect for any one pursuing a scientific career. However, it can be more difficult for women and minorities. This show featured an interview with Ms. Ramona Gray, a former contestant on the CBS Survivor Show, discussing how to "survive" a career in science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 235
[audio]Neural Stem Cells -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Stem cells are progenitor cells that give rise to mature cell types. In the nervous system, adult neural stem cells give rise to new nerve cells in the brain. This show featured an interview discussing current research on adult neurogenesis.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 251
[audio]Embalming -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Embalming is a complex technique for preserving organic tissue specimens. This show featured a discussion of a novel application of embalming techniques.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 330
[audio]Uncertain Oil -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Petroleum based fuel products will soon become a scarce resource. Developing alternative fuel sources is a profound challenge for science. On this program, Roland Hwang discussed these emerging technologies.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 257
[audio]Vivisection Debate -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The use of animals in research is a controversial issue in terms of ethical considerations. However, some claim that the even the scientific validity of animal tests is questionable. This show featured a debate on such testing.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 180
[audio]Omega Point -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Modern cosmology has concerned itself primarily with the initial formation and subsequent evolution of the universe to the present day. However, few cosmologists have made predictions of the final end state of the universe. This show featured an interview with Prof. Frank Tipler discussing his theory of the Omega Point collapse of the universe.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 534
[audio]Infertility Treatments -- Groks Science Show 2001-12-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Infertility treatment has given many couples the opportunity to have children they might not have had otherwise. An unfortunate side effect of this progress is the number of embryos that remain in storage long afterwards. This show covered the legal and ethical dilemmas of dealing with these embryos.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 218
[audio]Unnatural Amino Acids -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Amino acids are the constituent building blocks for all of the proteins in our bodies. However, there are several natural and unnatural amino acids not found in proteins that could be used to design novel protein structures. This show featured a discussion of the methods for synthesizing these unnatural amino acids.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 306
[audio]Extrasolar Planets -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Astronomers have been able to use multiple techniques to demonstrate the existence of planets outside of our atmosphere. This show featured a discussion of the most recently discovered planets, and what this means for cosmology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 265
[audio]Seduction -- Groks Science Show 2002-01-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Seduction is a complicated process in humans that seemingly defies explanation. However, application of the methods of neuro-linguistic programming has removed some of the mystery. This program featured an interview with Mr. Ross Jeffries discussing his ideas on seduction.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 913
[audio]Computerized Teaching Aids -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Teaching scientific concepts is often a difficult task, but the development of interactive computer media as teaching aids is revolutionizing pedagogical techniques. Joining us was Dr. Cammy Huang who discussed some of these exciting developments.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 226
[audio]Fringe Festival -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The San Francisco Fringe Festival brings together an eclectic group of performers. Among them, two performers started their careers in science and shifted to performance art. This show featured these performers discussing their transition from science to art.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 195
[audio]Biomaterials Research -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomaterials are synthetic materials capable of replacing damaged tissue in living organisms. These materials hold great promise for biomedical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 237
[audio]Uncertainty in Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The evolution of uncertainty in scientific thought is a relatively recent occurrence. The emergence of this ideas has roots in not only science, but art and philosophy as well. On this program, Dr. David Peat discussed the history of uncertainty in science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 392
[audio]Healthy Valentine -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential to long life, prosperity, and even love. This show offered tips for celebrating a healthy Valentine's Day.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 315
[audio]Multiverse -- Groks Science Show 2002-01-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A multiverse is a theoretical construct that could describe the alternative realities that may exit simultaneous with our own. This program focused on the possibility of just such a reality.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 715
[audio]Ocean Ecosystem -- Groks Science Show 2001-07-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The ocean is a complex ecosystem that is self-sustaining on many levels. In particular, it is able to recycle the waste products that are produced. This program focused on several of these mechanisms.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 639
[audio]Dietstep Hydaplunge -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential for a long and health life. But, what constitutes a healthy diet? This show featured a discussion of one dieting theory, and an everyday inventor talking about his invention.
Keywords: Science
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[audio]Technological Concerns of 9-11 -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The events of September 11th continue to be felt, especially on the anniversary of their occurrence. On this special program, Prof. Richard Muller discussed many of the technological issues surrounding those events.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 563 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Technology as Art -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Technology as an art form may seem paradoxical. However, the seamless blending of technology in art is capable of broadening the palette of artistic expression. This show featured an interview with two members of The Flying Karamazov Brothers discussing their technology driven show.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 241
[audio]Biological Enhanced Engineering -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomedical engineering is a new field that is rapidly emerging to produce tools and devices to study and enhance biological function. This show featured a discussion of some of the new developments in biomedical engineering.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 274
[audio]Neutrinos -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Neutrinos are particles in nature which were until recently thought to have no mass. Recent discoveries however have shown that these particles do indeed have mass. The implication of these and other discoveries were discussed.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 450
[audio]Geobiology -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Geobiology is a rapidly emerging field that seeks to unite studies of geology with ongoing biological questions, for example the sensing of the earth's magnetic field by some organisms. This show featured an interview with the expert in the field of geobiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 279
[audio]Drug Discovery -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The human genome project has allowed researchers to develop innovative methods for discovering drugs. This show featured a discussion of one such technique revolutionizing medical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 229
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The adverse changes to the global climate will require widespread measures to halt their effects. However, legislating these changes is perhaps even more challenging than the science needed to reverse these trends. This show featured a discussion of legislating environmental policy.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 255
[audio]NMR Technology -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Nuclear magnetic resonance is a physical technique that has allowed scientist to deduce everything from the structure of molecules to the structure of the brain. How does this technology work? This show featured a discussion on the science and applications of NMR technology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 380
[audio]Time Machine Construction -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Time travel is a concept widely used in science fiction literature. However, current research in physics suggests that the possibility of traveling through time exists. This show featured a discussion of such ideas
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 616
[audio]The Computing Revolution -- Groks Science Show 2005-01-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The personal computing revolution is a relatively recent historical event, but one that is already open to historical interpretation. On this program, Andy Hertzfeld discussed his insider's look at the creation of the Macintosh, as portrayed in his book, Revolution in the Valley.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 8,581
[audio]Nobel Prizes 2002 -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Nobel Prizes are awarded every year for exceptional achievement in numerous fields of human endeavor. This show featured interviews discussing the implications of the recent prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Economics, and Medicine or Physiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 187
[audio]Bioecology -- Groks Science Show 2004-01-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Preserving the environment requires an interdisciplinary approach, especially in terms of maintaining biological diversity. On this program, we explored issues in bioecology with our guest, Prof. Shepley Chen.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,169
[audio]Computers and Society -- Groks Science Show 2003-03-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Although computing technology is an integral part of our daily lives, it has yet to reach its full potential. Integrating these information systems on a global scale will require innovative new methods. This featured the director of CITRIS discussing many possibilities for integrated computing systems.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,724
[audio]Digital Divide -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
With the digital divide threatening to leave some people behind in the emerging technological world, the need for computer philanthropists is essential. Luckily, devout individuals are working hard to make sure that no one gets left behind in the digital divide.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 215
[audio]Private Space Travel -- Groks Science Show 2003-08-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Space travel was once the sole domain of large government agencies, but is now becoming available for private citizens. On this program, we discussed space travel for the general public.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,566
[audio]Special Effects in the Matrix -- Groks Science Show 2003-06-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Matrix movies are well known for their innovative special effects. On this program, Dr. Paul Debevec discussed many of the special effects that he helped create for these films.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,658
[audio]Stem Cell Research in Scotland -- Groks Science Show 2005-06-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Stem cell research is an international endeavor, and one country leading the way is Scotland. On this program, Dr. Ken Snowden discussed Scotland's biotechnology innovations.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,852
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2004-02-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The problems facing the earth's environment will rely on scientific solutions from numerous disciplines. Integrating these solutions with political resources remains a major challenge for the future, and was the focus of this discussion with Nobel Laureate, Prof. Y.T. Lee.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,325
[audio]Top Technological Innovations -- Groks Science Show 2004-02-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Each year, popular science magazine unveils the top 100 technological innovations for the previous year. What items made this list for 2003? A few surprises to be sure as revealed on this week's episode.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,611
[audio]Synaptic Self -- Groks Science Show 2003-03-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The complex interplay among our genes and our environment is presumed to influence the uniqueness of our behavior. The biological crux of this interaction may be our synapses. On this program, Prof. Joseph Ledoux discussed these ideas as presented in his new book.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,569
[audio]Proof -- Groks Science Show 2003-06-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
In the rarified circles of mathematical research, understanding theorems often precedes cultivating human relations. On this program, actors from "Proof", the prize winning play, explored this issue in depth.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,730
[audio]Permaculture -- Groks Science Show 2005-09-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Nature has evolved without a electrical power grid, but can humans learn to live without one as well? Todd Jersey, architect and designer, joins us to talk about permaculture.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,163
[audio]The Turk Chess Machine -- Groks Science Show 2003-04-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Deep Blue may currently be the most famous chess-playing machine, but it was certainly not the first. In fact, the development of chess-playing automata may have originated with an elaborate eighteenth-century hoax known as The Turk. On this show, we explored the unique history of this innovative machine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,461
[audio]Hubble Telescope -- Groks Science Show 2003-06-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Astronomers are continuing to examine the early universe by exploring results from the Hubble telescope and other surveys. Time magazine science writer, Michael Lemonick, shared with us the most recent findings.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,607
[audio]Alarms and Excursions -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Has technology improved our lives or just made it more complicated? That is the question posed in the new play, Alarms and Excursion. This episode featured the director discussing this play.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,700
[audio]Commercial Free Childhood -- Groks Science Show 2005-04-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Commercials pervade modern society. While most of us may feel immune to their influence, they still can powerfully influence behavior, especially in children. On this program, Dr. Susan Linn from Harvard University discussed creating a commercial free childhood.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,203
[audio]Sexual Evolution of Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2003-10-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
How did human intelligence evolve? On this program, Dr. Leonard Shlain discussed how female sexuality may have played a key role in this process.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,746
[audio]History of the Brain -- Groks Science Show 2004-01-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The brain's role in controlling behavior is almost taken for granted, but the development of this idea may owe its existence to one seventeenth-century scientist, Dr. Thomas Willis.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 5,019
[audio]Internet Travel Tips -- Groks Science Show 2004-08-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Traveling in the age of the internet can be perilous, but also profitable if you know your way around. On this program, we uncovered the best internet travel options for the frugal traveler.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,699
[audio]Sino Japanese Internet Relations -- Groks Science Show 2005-06-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The 21st century is regarded by many as the Pacific Century. But, the emergence of China as a superpower offers opportunities and risks. In this roundtable, Takesato Watanabe, Adam Gamble, Scott Savitt, and Richard Kiwata discusses Japan-China relations, their respective media, and the power of the internet to transform their relationship.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,930
[audio]Deep Blue -- Groks Science Show 2002-12-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Deep Blue is the legendary computer that defeated World Chess Champion, Gary Kasparov. However, this victory was not without controversy. In this show, the lead developer of Deep Blue discussed the science and politics of building a super chess computer.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,468
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